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newscricket2 days ago

IPL 2021 | Shahrukh Khan reminds us of a young Kieron Pollard, compares Virender Sehwag

Virender Sehwag has compared the Tamil Nadu all-rounder Shahrukh Khan to a younger version of the Windies all-rounder Kieron Pollard, adding that the duo possess the same quality. Alongside that, the former opener also suggested that Shahrukh could score a century if he bats higher for Punjab.
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cricket14 days ago

Have a Tuesday to remember by placing these three bets from Hyderabad vs Mumbai

Following a Covid-forced break, the IPL will return to action in Delhi on Tuesday and it’ll be the defending champions Mumbai Indians taking on the bottom-placed Sunrisers Hyderabad. Sunrisers have endured loss after loss after loss, but what if we told you that you could win, win and win?
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newscricket16 days ago

IPL 2021 | CSK will continue to be ultra-positive in middle overs, asserts Stephen Fleming

Chennai Super Kings head coach Stephen Fleming insisted that he has no issues with his batsmen taking high-risk options in the middle-overs and asserted that CSK are keen to utilize all sources effectively. Fleming admitted that CSK were essentially beaten by an ‘all-time-great' Pollard innings.
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newscricket16 days ago

IPL 2021 | Constantly evolving as a batsman has helped me sustain success, reveals Kieron Pollard

Kieron Pollard, who on Saturday played one of the greatest T20 knocks of all time, revealed that, over the years, evolving and becoming more dynamic as a batsman has helped him stay relevant at the highest level. Pollard revealed that on Saturday, all he focused was on targeting the right match-ups.
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newscricket16 days ago

IPL 2021 | Probably one of the best T20 games that I have been a part of, admits Rohit Sharma

Rohit Sharma, in the post-match presentation, has admitted that this was probably the best T20 games that he has been a part of. The MI skipper also insisted that the partnership between Krunal Pandya and Kieron Pollard was crucial to their success in chasing down a mammoth target.
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newscricket16 days ago

Twitter reacts to Kieron ‘Alien’ Pollard propelling Mumbai to an unlikely win

At 81/3, Mumbai Indians were in a spot of bother, with a struggling middle-order thus far in the tournament. However, on the night, there was no struggle, not even one bit, with Kieron Pollard scoring a 34-ball 87, with six boundaries and eight sixes against CSK to hand them an unlikely win.
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featurecricket16 days ago

IPL 2021 | SC’s Sedentary Review: CSK vs MI - Kieron Pollard’s pyrotechnics smashes the CSK wall for an unlikely MI win

After losing the toss, CSK had to rely on several cameos, from Faf du Plessis to Ambati Rayudu to take them to a mighty total of 218 runs after their 20 overs. However, as fate had it, the total wasn’t enough, with Kieron Pollard throwing the wall down, with a 34-ball 87 to pull off a heist for MI.
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newscricket16 days ago

Twitter reacts to Kieron Pollard’s ‘long-appeal’ forcing the umpire to incorrectly declare Jadeja out

In just his first over, Mumbai’s all-rounder Kieron Pollard struck twice to send Raina and Faf du Plessis back to the dressing room. However, in his second over, the all-rounder did the thinkable - force the umpire - to give batsman Ravindra Jadeja out, even though the ball had pitched outside leg.
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newscricket19 days ago

Twitter reacts to desperate Pollard cheering ball to go to boundary after being hit on the head by Morris

We know that with Pollard, we’re bound to get entertainment - sixes, fours, wickets and unwanted antics. But today, however, the West Indian pulled off a contender for the ‘funniest moment in IPL history'. After being hit by a bouncer, Pollard physically cheered the ball to cross the boundary line.
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newscricketa month ago

IPL 2021 | We should have performed better with the bat in the middle overs, rues Rohit Sharma

In light of Mumbai’s crash from 76/3 to 137/9, Rohit Sharma has rued the batting display from the middle-order and added that they should have batted better during that period. While admitting that dew was there, Rohit acknowledged the need for them to play smart cricket to win games.
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